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for the tyranny of a mob. >> but in this highly charged campaign environment, new questions about how the obama administration should respond enter the political debate. >> the administration was wrong to stand by statements sympathizing with those who had breached our embassy in egypt instead of condemning their actions. >> this morning, we'll talk to a key member of the president's foreign policy team, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, susan rice. >>> also this morning, an exclusive network interview with a key player in the middle east, the prime minister of israel, benjamin netanyahu. have relations between his country and the u.s. have hit a new low over the looming nuclear threat from iran? >> those in the international community that refuse to put red lines before iran don't have a moral right to place a red light before israel. >>> sorting out u.s. options in the middle east, consequences for the region and the political impact in november. our political roundtable. joining us, the first muslim elected to the u.s. congress, democratic representative from minnesota, keith elliso
. and word this morning that the president obama has ordered evacuation of tunisia and sudan and the pentagon has deployed forces in several areas to in an increased effort to protect u.s. person nell and property from the potential of violent protests, the latest consequences of this troubling unrest. joining me now for the very latest, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, susan rice. ambassador rice, welcome back to "meet the press." >> thank you. >> the images, as you well know is jarring to americans watching this play out this week, and we'll share the map of this turmoil with our viewers to show the scale of it across not just the arab world but the entire islamic world. and flashpoints as well. in egypt, of course, the protests outside the u.s. embassy there that egyptian officials were slow to put down. this weekend in pakistan, protests as well there. more anti-american rage. also protests against the drone strike. in yemen, you had arrests and some deaths outside of our u.s. embassy there. how much longer can americans expect to see these troubling images and these protests go
votes, president obama pressed hard on immigration, specifically did he break his promise? >>> and who does the president think is the real mitt romney? >>> also this evening, the new polling numbers on the status of this race in three critical states. >>> what really happened in the attack that killed our ambassador in the consulate in libya? was it a protest gone bad, or terrorists? school lunch, when breakfast is normally served. why tonight, schools are serving lunch at hours that makes no sense >>> and allergies, why people who never complained before are suffering right now. >>> also tonight, making a difference report, nightly news begins right now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, it won't bring back the u.s. ambassador or the three other americans who were murdered, including two former navy s.e.a.l.s, but tonight, what happened the night they died, the storming of that u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, is being labelled the terrorist attacks. that was not the initial story we begin with what it does mean. our chief correspondent, andrea mitchel
it's a sad and precautionary tale about gun safety. >>> president obama's united nations address began with a tribute to chris stevens. mr. obama called on the world leaders to join him in condemning the violence that killed stevens and three american staffers in the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. the president then explained to world leaders why the u.s. cannot ban a youtube clip blamed for much of the violence in the middle east. the clip insults t s ths the pr muhammad. >> as president of our country and commander in chief of our military, i accept that people are going to call me awful things every day, and i will always defend their right to do so. >>. [ applause ] >> president obama said there is no speech that justifies mindless violence and promised stevens' killers will be brought to justice. the president also discussed hope that concerns over iran's nuclear programs can be addressed through diplomacy. >>> from heartache to hope, it's a bittersweet day for a peninsula family whose loss of a child could help save the lives of others. doug and linda studebaker spoke a
the gloves and get aggressive against president obama including sarah palin today. that's the tone paul ryan brought to florida. today president obama rallied for support in wisconsin, home turf for mitt romney's running mate paul ryan. >> we succeed when the middle class gets bigger, when it feels greater security, when everybody's got a chance to climb into that middle class. >> reporter: the latest nbc news/wall street journal poll has mr. obama at the coveted 50% threshold in the badger state, five points ahead of governor romney. concerns have spiked many the republican party this week about the romney campaign prompting wisconsin governor scott walker to urge effective use of the ticket's number two. >> it's not necessarily a frustration over the way paul ryan has been used but in the larger context i haven't seen that kind of passion i know that paul has to transfer over to our nominee. >> reporter: for his part congressman ryan pivoted away from the standard stump speech and took a turn to his comfort zone in florida -- pie charts and numbers -- taking the white house to task for run
christopher stevens. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton are calling it an act of senseless violence. >> video from last night shows the scene with the compound and several vehicles in flames. stevens was leaving the consulate as it was stormed by protesters as they were upset over the video of prophet muhammad. stevens was named ambassador to libya this year. both president obama and hillary clinton praised his efforts to help the new libyan government. >> at the height of the libyan revolution, chris led our diplomatic post in benghazi with skill, courage and resolve. he built partnerships. >> i risked his life to stop a tyrant and gave his life trying to help build a better libya. the world needs more chris stevens'. >> libya's interim government has condemned the attack. >> marla, as we mentioned, the death of stevens has hit close to home in the bay area. >> he was a graduate of piedmont high school and u.c. berkeley. we have christie smith live from cal with more on his life and service. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, marla. shock and outrage. that is
-camera comment. that came before a planned announcement from president obama. nbc bay area's kris sanchez joins us from the newsroom. chris, the comments, protocol and perception, this could be a bit risky for governor romney. >> reporter: as you mentioned, the presidential candidate mitt romney was very quick to respond. too quick many people say. democrats and even some republicans say this was not the time for politics. in the rose garden this morning, president obama with secretary of state hillary clinton at his side condemned last night's killing of the american ambassador and three of his staff members and promised action. >> we're working with the government of libya to secure our diplomats. i've also directed my administration to increase our security at diplomatic posts around the world. and make no mistake, we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> reporter: now before the president ever issued that statement, mitt romney accused him of making an apology for american values and of sending mixed signals in the wake of the attac
president obama and mitt romney spent time fund raising in an effort to pump up their campaign war chest, with just 45 days remaining before the election. brian mooar, nbc news. >> mitt romney was at an event here on the peninsula. at a private home in hillsborough. he raised millions of dollars which he will will likely spend in the battleground states. both troe testers and romney sue 0 porters lined the street near the fund-raiser. >> he has a track record of success in terms of business and governance. >> the event was co-hosted by george schultz and meg whitman. romney's california tour continues, he's now in san diego. >>> on the other side of the aisle, house minority leader nancy pelosi was also home in the bay area today. of she made a stop at barack obama's campaign ofsz in san francisco. she expressed the importance of winning back the house majority. she also says democrats in the state need to get involved and use their political power to reelect the president. >> we don't take anything for granted, but we know that if we do our work door to door, mano y mano, neighborhood b
have been pointing out. i think president obama will address that issue as well. and again, there is some concern about how the united states' relationship will evolve moving forward with libya. i think you'll hear president obama address that as well. the fact that officials in libya so far have been cooperative with the united states. i think you're going to hear very strong words from the president when he speaks in just a few minutes. >> all right, kristen. thank you. at the white house this morning. >> busy morning around here. we want to get the other top stores. >> good morning. chicago's school system is at a standstill for a third day. nbc's kevin tibbles is there with the latest. >> reporter: a third straight day of empty classrooms, parents juggling jobs and kids, picketing on the street and still no end in sight. a sea of red in chicago as thousands of striking teachers crowd city streets in a massive show of solidarity. >> we did not pick this fight. we did not start this fight. >> reporter: while days of intense negotiating have people disagrees, kids will onc
, president obama declares justice will be done after a deadly attack at the u.s. embassy in libya. what we're learning tonight about the ambassador killed and his connections to the bay area. >>> we've uncovered more information about the anti-muslim video inciting all the violence in the middle east. and the video is so controversial, it's being blacked out in some countries. the story in your international headlines, next. >>> the wait is almost over for that new iphone. the iphone 5. but is the rush to get this new phone slowing down? back in a moment. most paints have color that sits on the surface. but nothing beats benjamin moore's color lock technology that locks color right in, no matter how often you wash it. color lock technology. exclusively from your benjamin moore retailer. win a design consultation with me, candice olson, at benjaminmooresweeps.com. >>> flags over the u.s. capital at half staff tonight in honor of the u.s. ambassador to libya and three other americans killed during an attack on a diplomatic post in libya. house speaker john beoehner ordered the flags lowered
at home, both president obama and mitt romney are trying to project strength on national security. but less than eight weeks until election day, romney, who by the way, authored a book titled no apology, is making no apologies for sharp criticisms of the president's foreign policy. >> with supporters in virginia, mitt romney toned down his foreign policy attack on president obama thursday to project strength in subtle terms. arguing the president is a weak leader. >> sometimes it seems we're at the mercy of events. the middle east needs american leadership. >> demonstrating the bitterness on both sides, romney was briefly interrupted by a heckler. >>> why are you politicizing libya? >> why are you politicizing libya? >> hello. >> campaigning in colorado thursday, president obama took a firm stand, reminding voters of his power as commander in chief. >> i want people around the world to hear me. to all those who do us harm, no act of terror will go unpunished. it will not dim the light of the values that we proudly present to the rest of the world. >> on tuesday, romney blasted the
days. and overnight, president obama called the presidents of both libya and egypt to talk about the response to the violence there. >> meanwhile, flags flying at half-staff at u.s. government buildings around the world for the four victims of the attack on the consulate in benghazi, libya, including ambassador chris stevens. >>> and there is political fallout as well. mitt romney taking heat from members of his own party for his criticism of the statement from the u.s. embassy in cairo following the initial demonstration there. this morning, we'll hear what president obama has to say about that. and we'll get reaction from republican senator john mccain. >>> we want to get right to nbc's chief foreign correspondent richard engel. he's in cairo for us once again. richard, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah, from tahrir square. this the iconic place that became the scene of massive demonstrations from the united states, calling for more democracy. now, there is an ongoing clash here as some demonstrators are trying to attract u.s. embassy, which is right on t
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